Lockdown Photography Competition

Lockdown Photography Competition

Lockdown 2 got you feeling blue? We might just have a remedy to put a positive spin on the current situation!

During the first lockdown, our local green and blue places became vital places of refuge, reflection and positivity as we got used to new ways of living, working and socialising. As we enter a second national lockdown, we want to celebrate those new relationships that communities up and down the catchment have been developing with their local rivers and give something back to our struggling local independent retailers through a new photography competition.

The idea is simple – head out for your daily exercise and snap a picture of your favourite spot on your local river. Upload it to social media with a bit about why your river means something to you and tag us and your nominated local business for a chance to win £20 to spend with them when the restrictions are lifted!

Good luck, get out and get snapping! Please see below for full terms and conditions.

Welland Rivers Trust Lockdown Photography Competition

How to enter
 
1. Like this post
2. Make sure you follow @wellandriverstrust
3. Snap a new photo of your local river and upload it to either Facebook or Instagram.
4. Include your name, location, and date in the description.
5. Tag us in your photo
6. Nominate a local independent business that you would like to support.
 
For us to accept your photo there are a couple of rules, and to better your chances we have also included some suggestions.
 
Rules
 
1. Do not put yourself or anyone else at risk of harm or death.
2. Photo must be yours and taken between Thursday the 5th of November and Wednesday the 2nd of December 2020
3. Include your name, location, and date.
4. If your photo includes people, you must check that you have their consent
5. Photo must be taken within the Welland Catchment (for more information see http://www.wellandriverstrust.org.uk/the-river-welland/)
6. Must not include scenes of that could be considered offensive.
7. Only one entry per person, so choose wisely.
 
Suggestions
 
1. Include your local river.
2. Include a civil building of historic interest.
3. Include river wildlife, such as birds, riverside plants.
4. Preferred sizes
a. Facebook – 1200 x 628 pixels
b. Instagram – 1080 x 1080 pixels
 
Terms and Conditions
 
This competition will close at midnight (23:59) on December 2nd 2020. The winner will be announced at midday (12:00) on December 4th. The £20 gift voucher must be a local independent retailer of your choice. Failure to comply with any of the rules may result in your entry being withdrawn from the competition. By entering this competition, you consent for Welland Rivers Trust to use your photo in additional online content and printed materials.

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